Fast fashion chain Primark has announced plans to open stores in the north east of the USA. The retailer has signed a lease for some 6,500 sq m of selling space in the historic Burnham Building in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts.
Transport for London (TfL) has announced the opening of seven new pop-up shops at Old Street Tube station, including optical brand Bailey Nelson, electric bike company Fully Charged and juice company Press London. The pop-up shops will complement existing retailers at the station as TfL continues to broaden the retail offering available for customers using the transport network.
Department store chain John Lewis will launch an interactive exhibition at its London flagship store on Oxford Street in May as part of a series of commemorative events to mark the retailer's 150th anniversary. Visitors to the exhibition will get an insight into founder, John Speden Lewis and his revolutionary idea that all workers should be co-owners and share in the success of the company.
Vodafone has announced plans to ramp up its UK investment programme with the opening of 150 new shops and the creation of 1,400 new retail roles over the next 12 months. The £100 million boost to the high street forms part of Vodafone's plans to invest £1 billion in 2014 in the networks and services it provides to its more than 19 million UK customers.